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  1. erpin9

    erpin9 Apr 23, 2015

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  2. shaun hk

    shaun hk Fairy nuffer Apr 23, 2015

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    personally I would say not, just too beaten up for my taste, others may disagree, and I would not be surprised to find it sold. But to quote Spacefruit from another thread "In these times, finding a 105.003 is very difficult. Attractive ones sell for a lot of money, and this brings onto the market poor examples chasing those high prices"
     
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  3. gophishin

    gophishin Apr 23, 2015

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    There are a couple very rough looking 105.003's on eBay right now asking some shocking prices. Not good for the actual 'good examples' if they are able to fetch those amounts.
     
  4. Davidt

    Davidt Apr 23, 2015

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    It is not.
     
  5. dennisthemenace

    dennisthemenace Hey, he asked for it! Apr 23, 2015

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    Not to me it isn't
     
  6. Fost

    Fost Apr 23, 2015

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    joke
     
  7. justwatching

    justwatching Apr 23, 2015

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    Too far gone. IMO
     
  8. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Apr 23, 2015

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    Dial: Rooted
    Bezel: Mostly rooted
    Hands: Completely rooted
    Case and Caseback: Mostly rooted
    Crystal's probably a generic with no tension ring as you can see the edge of the dial and no black ring.
    Bracelet's missing.

    I'd rather wear a $500 Seamaster 552
     
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  9. E-diddy

    E-diddy Apr 23, 2015

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  10. Kringkily

    Kringkily Omega Collector Apr 23, 2015

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    Surprised it wasn't listed as extreme tropical fire color
     
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  11. calalum

    calalum Apr 23, 2015

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    Buy it and then what? Spend a bunch more cleaning it up and putting it even into passable condition?
     
  12. Spacefruit

    Spacefruit Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Apr 23, 2015

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    Actually it is a surprisingly original watch. Not worth the money, but I would rather have this than a dealer's "restoration".

    As always it is about the money. This is way too much.
     
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  13. travisrock

    travisrock Apr 23, 2015

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    At best I'd say this would be a nice resto project (being all original, presumably), but that price...eep. nope. nope.com. dr. nope.
     
  14. scruffy

    scruffy Apr 23, 2015

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    looks chewed up. like there might be actual tooth marks on that bezel
     
  15. scruffy

    scruffy Apr 23, 2015

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    what would cause that type of damage to the dial? water?
     
  16. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Apr 23, 2015

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    I'd say so, yea. The brown staining on hands and on the edge of the subdials looks like rust, thing is the movement doesn't look rust stained except for a weird spot on the balance cock that looks like the plating is worn off. I tend to be suspicious when the dial is so bad but the movement is so nice as Speedmasters with their steel movement components tend to rust there while the dials tend to hold up fairly well typically when there's been moisture in them.